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How to ‘Spring’ Into Physical Activity During National PE & Sport Week

SHAPE America

National PE & Sport Week (May 1-7) is just about here. And with the celebration of healthy lifestyles, active minds and bodies, let’s reflect on the importance of physical education and sports. SHAPE America’s National PE & Sport Week allows us to showcase, promote, advocate, and show off our best ideas.

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New Sport – Bossaball

Physical Education Update

For those of you still checking PE Update, I thought I’d provide a video of a new sport that you’ll probably never be able to play in your school (because it looks expensive to set up), but that looks like a lot of fun. Well, it’s July and summer vacation has just begun here in North America. Have a great summer!!

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National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Arizona Health and Physical Education

Teaching commitment, teamwork, leadership, cooperation, strength, endurance and many other important qualities, girls and women who participate in sports will attest to the fact that it’s healthy and beneficial in a myriad of ways. These include the Women’s Sports Foundation, Girls Inc.,

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Why Are There No Timeouts in Endurance Sports?

Physical Education Update

” Hilary, one of my cross-country runners, takes exception to timeouts in team sports. All is not fair in love and war…or, apparently, sport! tags]sports humor, sports humour,physical education,timeouts in sport [/tags] .” Or… “That timeout was perfectly called. Coach needed to change tactics.

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How Physical Education Plays a Core Role in Student Development

Speaker: Shane Pill PhD, MEd, BEd, LMACHPER, FACHPER - Physical Education and Sports Researcher, Professor, Consultant, and Speaker

In this webinar with Shane Pill, physical education and sports researcher, we'll explore the following ideas: The re-emphasis on physical education in K-12 Valuing PE as an important part of student development Physical education's role across multiple landscapes April 12, 2023, at 12:30 pm PT, 3:30 pm ET, 8:30 pm GMT

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Rock, Paper, Scissors Sports Channel Coverage

Physical Education Update

In an age in which legitimate sports like track and field , amateur wrestling , lacrosse, rowing — in fact most Olympic sports — struggle to get any television coverage whatsoever, I have just seen the ultimate sports television travesty. Full sports television coverage of a rock, paper, scissors tournament. That’s right.

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Why Sports Play an Important Role in Schools

Active Schools Us

Sports activities are more than just sources of entertainment in schools. Unfortunately, the Aspen Institute reports that less than 4 in 10 high school students participate in sports, and fewer than 25 percent of students meet the recommended level of regular physical activity.

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